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Founded in 2002, Grumpys Tackle has fast become a leader in the full service tackle industry. From our custom rod building and reel service departments to our expert fishing info and advice we've got you covered.

We carry a full line of the latest rods, reels, and accessories to accommodate everyone from the novice to the most seasoned angler. So whether it be a relaxing afternoon crabbing on the beautiful Barnegat Bay or pursuing your favorite game fish by boat or the surf at Island Beach State Park let Grumpys serve all your fishing needs.

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Recent Fishing Reports

Drum Bonanza! 6/17

Another great day along the surf. The Drum fishing in the morning was fantastic! Check out the pics below. We also had Bass and Fluke weighed-in. The fishing is very good right now. There’s a bunch of different things to target and the weather has been very good. We’re working on getting more Fresh Clams …


6/16 Sunday

More Drum reported in the morning hours but the wind kept getting worse and worse as the day went on so we didn’t hear much in the evening. We did weigh in a nice drum during the evening though by Chris Pitcher. The Drum was 34.5″ Long and weighed 19.40lbs.. We were finally able to …


6/15 Saturday– The Drum Goes on! Fantastic Drum fishing!

Fantastic Black Drum fishing along the beach Friday. Countless reports came in from all over. Biggest one that hit the scale was 26.65LBS. Seaside Park to IBSP. Fresh or Salted Clams on a simple fish finder or hi-lo rig is all you need! Check out the pics below of the weigh-ins. Most of the anglers …